How to use "decree" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "decree" in popular movie and book plots

  • Orchid gets a chance to better her life when Emperor Hsien Feng issues a decree stating that he is looking for "future mates".  - Empress Orchid
  • While fighting, they are interrupted by the Guards of the Cardinal, who are enforcing the King's decree banning duels.  - The Three Musketeers Anime
  • In response a decree is issued that if anyone speaks out of turn again, which Danton has done repeatedly, they will be removed from court.  - Danton (1983 film)
  • Fusu, the Crown Prince of the Qin Empire, is ordered to commit suicide according to an imperial decree by his father, the First Emperor.  - Prince of Qin (video game)
  • As punishment for this sin, the gods decree that he will roam the earth as a lion until he can right his wrong.  - The Soul's Cycle
  • Soon thereafter, a decree was forged in the duke's name to order the death of General Zhao Shuo, the son of Zhao Dun.  - The Orphan of Zhao
  • At the club meeting, which are disguised as geology discussions, girls vote on which boys to decree "pyrites".  - Fool's Gold (comics)
  • The next day the Holy Roman Emperor signs a royal decree declaring that the Jews must leave the city before the new moon.  - The Golem: How He Came into the World
  • Much to Elaine's outrage, this leads Newman to decree the bike should be Kramer's.  - The Seven
  • South Carolina leaders prohibited slaveholders from freeing their slaves without a special decree from the state legislature.  - Antebellum South Carolina
  • A court decree orders Joe to be destroyed, and Jill's pleas to save him are denied.  - Mighty Joe Young (1949 film)
  • They promulgate a decree that all rebels and anyone who helps them will be executed.  - Ninety-Three
  • This causes an annoyed Doug to decree that no more clones of him/them be created.  - Multiplicity (film)
  • The government of Milan is unable to keep bread prices down by decree and the city is swamped by beggars.  - The Betrothed (Manzoni novel)
  • For example, Seldon suggests a decree that erases terrorists' names from records, denying them immortality, discouraging chaotic actions.  - Foundation's Fear
  • A decree made by the leader the Third Hokage forbids anyone mentioning the Nine-Tails to anyone else.  - Naruto

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